Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Kenwood Delivery

Our monthly Kenwood delivery should arrive on Friday 1/6/2012.

Be quick as our Kenwood TS-590 stock will sell very quickly.


Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Diamond SD-330 HF mobile aerial.

It works very well on our van.

The Diamond SD-330 HF aerial. £419.95 

The antenna comprises a base loaded electrinically tuned "screwdriver" antenna with a flexible whip mounted on a spring coil. The total height is 1.7m approx depending on frequency. From the antenna is a detachable DC cable with a total length of approx. 22ft of DC feed cable. This includes a short detachable length at the car end which comprises a remote up/down press button unit and a cigar plug. The current drawn is just 100 mA.
Tuning is achieved by pressing either the up or down button and listening for the signals to peak in strength. This is very noticeable and gets you very close to minimum VSWR. Any fineup/down adjustments can be carried out with the radio's aVSWR meter. The antenna has a large diameter base coil and can be tuned to any frequency in the range 3.5 - 30MHz.
Brief Specs:
* 3.5 - 30MHz
* 200 Watts SSB
* Overall length 1.7m
* Base connector PL-259
* DC cable length 22ft terminated cigar plug
* Remote up/down controller.

Kinetic Avionics SBS-3 Beta Release.

Kinetic is delighted to announce the availability of a Beta release of the ACARS decoding and display is available from our website.
The new firmware provides internal ACARS decoding on any of the the 4 SDR channels and the latest BaseStation software release provides not only a display of ACARS data but a socket stream interface as well.
This release cements the SBS-3 as the finest product of its kind in the world.
A tripple A product providing ADS-B, ACARS and AIS plus a multi channel SDR receiver. All in one box. Outstanding.


Thursday, 17 May 2012

Green Light Labs LLC, GPS-710 coming to LAMCO

Green Light Labs GPS-710

£109.95 + P&P

 Product Highlights
  • Simple plug-and-play design (less than 5 minutes to install)
  • Clutter-free attachment to TM-D710 Operation Panel
  • High performance GPS engine
  • Very low power: 0.2 Watts
  • Always-on design for instantaneous radio start up
  • RJ45 jacks employ integrated ferrites for improved noise immunity
  • Fully shielded, high quality jumper cables
  • Fully FCC Class B tested
  • RoHS compliant 
Product Overview
The GPS-710 is a custom built, uncluttered, plug-and-play solution for adding a stand-alone GPS to your Kenwood TM-D710 or RC-D710 radios. It uses an excellent 20 channel SiRF-III GPS chipset (with WAAS, ENGOS, and MSAS augmentation) that can acquire GPS lock from a cold start in well under 60 seconds. The active internal antenna has proven to be extremely capable of maintaining GPS lock, even in very unfavorable mobile installations.  The GPS remains powered even while the radio is off, and provides data immediately when the radio is powered on - instantaneous position lock.  The GPS-710 draws about two-tenths of a Watt from the line, and does not present a significant standby drain to an automobile battery.
As you can see from the photo below, the GPS-710 is hidden well behind the Operation Panel. The GPS-710 is attached to the Operation Panel with automotive-grade "high bond" adhesive tape, designed to maintain a strong bond in temperatures up to 200F, which is well above the operating temperature limits of the radio. For anyone not wanting to mount the GPS-710 to the back of the Operation Panel, optional separation kits (6" and 24") are available.

The shielded serial jumper uses molded right-angle connectors with an integrated strain relief. The data jumper uses a double shielded cable that follows the Kenwood design for signal shielding. The wires are cemented into the RJ-45 (CAT6) connectors before being crimped into place and the resulting connection is extremely reliable.  Every GPS-710 is individually tested on a TM-D710 before packaging.

The GPS-710 is FCC Class B certified as a peripheral device to the TM-D710/RC-D710.  The RJ-45 jacks on the GPS-710 employ high quality EMI filters, so additional ferrites are not commonly needed.  An open "pass-through" 2.5mm serial jack is provided, as can be seen below, so that an external device can be attached to the TM-D710 and/or GPS-710 serial output signals.  An example of attaching the GPS-710 to a laptop (APRSISCE, APRSPoint, UI-View32) is given here.

The mounting bracket and COM port are both completely usable with the GPS-710 installed.

GPS Receiver Detailed Specifications
  • SiRF Star III high performance GPS chipset
  • Very high sensitivity
  • Extremely fast Time-To-First-Fix at low signal levels
  • Supports the NMEA 0183 data protocol
  • Built-inSuperCap to maintain system data for rapid satellite acquisition
  • Built-in active patch antenna
  • Foliage Lock for weak signal tracking
  • All-in-view 20-channel parallel processing
  • Snap Lock 100ms re-acquisition time
  • Superior urban canyon performance

Chipset SiRF Star III/LP Single
Frequency L1, 1575.42 MHz
Code 1.023 MHz chip rate
Protocol Electrical Level RS232 level
Baud Rate 4800 bps
Output Message NMEA 0183: GGA, GSA, GSV, RMC, VTG, GLL
Channels 20
Sensitivity -159dBm
Cold Start 42 seconds average
Warm Start 38 seconds average
Hot Start 1 second average
Reacquisition 0.1 second average
Accuracy Position 10 meters, 2D RMS
5 meters, 2D RMS, WAAS enabled
Velocity 0.1 ms
Time 1μs synchronized to GPS time
Maximum Altitude 18,000 meters (60,000 feet)
Maximum Velocity 515 meter/second (1000 knots)
Datum WGS-84

Baofeng UV-5R Due Into Stock @ LAMCO

Baofeng UV-5R 
5w handset
 £44.95 + P&P

Order yours now!


Yaesu FT-817ND's now instock.

Great news. 

We have received a fresh delivery of Yaesu FT-817ND's.

There is a limited quantity available.

£549.95 + P&P


LAM London & LAM GM

If you are in London or Scotland

Call LAMCO using

0203 432 4414 in London


0141 530 4077 in Scotland

LAMCO Feedback

Here is some feedback we have recently received in the shop.

'Purchase of ( Second User ) Icom IC-7600

I am writing to thank you for my recent purchase of the above transceiver from your firm.

I was dealt with in a courteous and friendly manner on the phone and the equipment arrived via FedEx the following day at 0950 hrs.

As you said, the transceiver is in excellent condition and looks brand
new! I am impressed with the relatively quiet transceiver and the ease of using the equipment. I have it sitiing beside my ( second hand ) FT 2000 and am also surrounded by old Collins equipment-KWM-2As , S line, Drake Line etc, etc. Also TS940, TS850, Eddystone X s etc- so have plenty of rigs - collected & cherished over the years - to compare it with rather than having to rely on memory! I have only needed to look at the Manual for the IC 7600 on a few occassions- up til now. So, the operation of the rig is as intuitive as has been said.

I will be pleased to recommend your firm based on my experience of dealing with you.'

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Kinetic Avionics SBS-3 @ LAMCO Barnsley

Do you love to see or listen to aircraft?

If you do then the Kinetic Avionics SBS-3 is your perfect partner.

We are an Authorised Kinetic Avionics SBS-3 supplier.

Instock today @ £499.95 + P&P

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Kenwood TS-990 Order Now Being Taken.

Kenwood TS-990.

We have received orders already for the might Kenwood flag ship.

Call to reserve yours on 01226 361700

Icom IC-910HX USED 12 months warranty.

Icom IC-910HX, USED, 2/70/23cm.

In great condition and supplied with 12 months warranty.

  • VHF / UHF + fitted Optional 23cm
  • 100W VHF / 75W UHF Variable output * All Mode
  • Simultaneously works two bands at once
  • Dual 9600bps High Speed Packet Ports
  • Main & Sub Band Functions for IF Shift, Sweep, NB, RF Att.
  • 0.11uV Sensitivity
  • Large LCD * Four Versatile Scanning Functions
  • CTCSS Encode / Decode / Tone Scan
  • Built-in Keyer
  • PC Controllable * Memory Pad
  • Reverse Satellite Functions * Phase 3D Ready
  • Optional 1200MHz Band Unit
  • Optional DSP
The new dimension in the VHF/UHF World! The IC-910 is an all-new 2m/70cm and 1.2 GHz (optional) all mode satellite radio. The IC-910 features a powerful 100W output on the 144MHz band and 75W on the 430/440MHz band, and a top-notch receiver.

LAMCO Used Gear Demo | ICOM PW-1 & Tokyo Hy-Power HL-2KFX

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